The D-Day, or Operation Overlord, resonates in the minds of many Anglophones of all ages. Corresponding to the landing of tens of thousands of Americans, Englishmen and Canadians on the beaches of Normandy, June 6, 1944, it refers to a moment of pride in the memory of peoples. So that the locals or the tourists present in France can follow the commemorations of the 75th anniversary, we publish our dedicated contents in the language of Shakespeare.
Ouest-France exports internationally. On the occasion of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings on June 6, 1944, discover for the first time our D-Day content in English.
By clicking on the small English flag located at the top right of the page in French, or simply by following this link, you will be able to discover the articles published by our editors and reporters present in the field, translated into English.
Ceremonies, historical stories, testimonies, program of the day, portraits, unusual anectodes, and even our video series The war in the eyes of the Normans : follow the events and our stories around this 75th anniversary day by day, in the language of Shakespeare. You will find, for example, the story of Ellan Levitsky, a former American nurse on the front in 1944, or veteran Bill Wright, who on June 6 "bought a Camembert".
A special page dedicated to the compatriots of the liberating heroes of Europe, the tourists present en masse in Normandy during the ceremonies, but also to Francophones wishing to improve their level in living language, and so come and talk with the many veterans presently in Normandy.
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